Northern Bobwhite Research Internships (2)-North Carolina

Agency
Tall Timbers Research Station
Location
Wilmington, NC
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$230/week and free housing
Last Date to Apply
05/15/2018
Description
We are looking for individuals who are interested in assisting with fieldwork associated with an ongoing M.S. project examining survival rates and resource selection of northern bobwhite adults and broods. The research site is located in the North Carolina Coastal Plain near Wilmington, NC. Job responsibilities will include radio-tracking bobwhites, locating nests and broods, assisting with capturing of bobwhite chicks, data entry, and other duties as assigned by the supervisor. Applicants should be prepared to work in adverse weather conditions (heat, humidity, rain) and around biting insects. In addition, applicants should be comfortable with regular heavy lifting (~50 lbs) and a long, irregular work schedule. Internship positions are a maximum of 16 weeks in length, start and end dates are flexible. (1) May 15- Sept 1 (1) July 15- Oct 15
Qualifications
Applicants should have an interest in game bird ecology and management, and should already have or be working towards a B.S. in wildlife ecology or related field. Previous fieldwork, telemetry and handheld device experience, and ATV experience is beneficial, but not required. Individuals need a valid driver’s license and must have a good driving record. 
 To apply, please send a cover letter clearly stating your hobbies, research interests, career goals, and the earliest and latest dates available to work. Also, include your resume and a minimum of three references (please state their relationship to you). Combine all documents into one PDF file entitled “LastName_QuailIntern18” and email to ncnoboproject@gmail.com
Contact Person
Justin Hill
Contact eMail
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